Center for Professional Learning

Certification Training

(ISC)2: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

The vendor neutral CISSP certification is ideal for professionals with technical skills and experience in designing, implementing, and managing their organizations' information security program in order to protect it from attacks. The CISSP is comprised of a recently updated, globally applicable body of knowledge that ensures its holders have an understanding of today's threats, along with the technologies, standards, and practices to combat them.

The exam tests candidates on eight domain areas of the new CBK®: Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Engineering, Communication and Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment and Training, Security Operations, and Software Development Security.

CISSP is an advanced security certification, as evidenced by its requirement of 5 years of full time experience in a security-related position. Anyone seeking to enhance their current skillset in the security and provide evidence of competency in many areas of security should seek the CISSP certification

Skills Learned:

The CISSP online training course covers:

  • Security and Risk Management
  • Asset Security
  • Security Engineering
  • Communication and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Security Assessment and Training
  • Security Operations
  • Software Development Security

Who should attend this course?

CISSP certification aids job-seekers interested in positions such as Security Architect, Security Auditor, IT Director, Chief Information Security Officer, Network Architect, and more. CISSP is an advanced security certification, as evidenced by its requirement of 5 years of full time experience in a security-related position. Anyone seeking to enhance their current skillset in the security and provide evidence of competency in many areas of security should seek the CISSP certification.

Preqrequisites

CISSP candidates must have FIVE years of cumulative paid full-time professional security work experience in two or more of the domains of the (ISC)2® CISSP CBK®. Or, with a college degree, CISSP candidates must have FOUR years of cumulative paid full-time professional security work experience in two or more of the domains of the (ISC)2® CISSP CBK®.

Course Outline

  • Module 1. Security and Risk Management
  • Module 2. Asset Security
  • Module 3. Security Engineering
  • Module 4. Communication and Network Security
  • Module 5. Identity and Access Management
  • Module 6. Security Assessment and Testing
  • Module 7. Security Operations
  • Module 8. Software Development
  • Module 9. Cryptography

Hands-On Labs

None.